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Princeton's WordNet

  1. teaspoon, teaspoonfulnoun

    as much as a teaspoon will hold

  2. teaspoonnoun

    a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram


  1. teaspoonnoun

    a small spoon used to stir the contents of a cup or glass.

  2. teaspoonnoun

    a unit of measure, worth one-third of a tablespoon or roughly five milliliters.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teaspoonnoun

    a small spoon used in stirring and sipping tea, coffee, etc., and for other purposes


  1. Teaspoon

    A teaspoon is an item of cutlery and/or a measuring instrument, as well as a unit of measurement of volume in some countries and customs.

Editors Contribution

  1. teaspoon

    Is an item of cutlery created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes and styles.

    A teaspoon is used for so many purposes, to stir a drink, measure an amount of a substance to go into a recipe etc.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teaspoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teaspoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of teaspoon in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Drayer:

    I think a lot of people think that just because something is natural, it's healthy, so for example, honey is natural, but it's very caloric and a lot of people might not know that a teaspoon of honey, or agave for that matter, has more calories than a teaspoon of sugar or sucrose.

  2. Frances Seymour:

    Vast areas continue to be cleared for soy, beef, palm oil and other globally traded commodities. Much of this clearing is illegal, we are trying to put out a housefire with a teaspoon.

  3. Michael Wahl:

    I think from a medication safety standpoint you always have to have the lights on, read the bottle to confirm the medicine you want to take and use the correct measuring device, like a syringe that will say 5 ccs or 10 ccs as opposed to a teaspoon or tablespoon from the kitchen, it really doesn’t matter if it’s minoxidil (or another drug).

  4. Simon Cowell:

    I like a little bit of sugar in my tea, but I like one teaspoon, that was like a whole bag of sugar. It was getting so corny … we have to de-corny you.

  5. Damon Gameau:

    The film is all about the hidden sugars. One tablespoon of barbeque sauce has 2 teaspoons of sugar in it. Things like ketchup have a teaspoon of sugar in 1 tablespoon. Low-fat mayonnaises, pasta sauces are [all] full of sugar, and they’re things that people would never consider.

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